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orange-winged Amazon parrot

Orange-Winged Amazon Parrot

Orange wings can be spunky and outgoing, but they tend to be mellower and less talkative compared to other Amazons. Like most Amazon parrots, they are social eaters and will appreciate the opportunity to share in healthy meals with their ...
yellow-naped Amazon parrot

Yellow-Naped Amazon Parrot

Their outgoing personalities make yellow-naped Amazons one of the more popular Amazon species. Yellow napes can be talkative and gravitate toward toys that challenge them both physically and mentally. They also enjoy plenty of interaction with their people ...
lilac-crowned Amazon parrot

Lilac-Crowned Amazon

The lilac-crowned Amazon is one of the smaller Amazon species and tends to have a smaller voice compared to the larger, more boisterous yellow-crowned and double yellow-headed Amazons. Lilac crowns can be loyal companions and, like most Amazons, have hearty ...
double yellow-headed Amazon parrot

Double Yellow-Headed Amazon Parrot

There's nothing shy about a double yellow-headed Amazon parrot. These birds are talkative, boisterous and inclined to burst out in song. Males are known for doing what is best described as a mach strut — tail feathers flared out, sliding across ...
yellow-naped Amazon parrot

Amazon Parrot

Amazon parrots are among the more popular medium-sized parrot species, which might have something to do with their gregarious personalities. They are often described as boisterous, playful, and outgoing — some even like to sing. Male Amazons have a reputation ...

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I have had a couple of old hens that have taught me a lot about birds. They were both orange-winged Amazon parrots. I am at the end of the generation of veterinarians on the first line where all of our ...
Presidents & Their Pet Parrots

Presidents & Their Pet Parrots

Can you imagine a parrot perched in the White House? It’s probably happened at some point during our country’s history; after all, some of our past presidents had parrot companions during their presidencies. Here is a list of presidents who ...

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weight gain

I have a 25 year old female lilac crown amazon parrot and she has gained weight in the last year. We've had her on a diet but she seems to cycle with the weight even though we've been feeding her ...

Encouraging parrot to fly?

This is about my friend's mealy amazon parrot. The vet says he's overweight - he's a really big parrot anyway, but he shouldn't be that heavy - so in addition to putting him on a low calorie diet (no more ...

Breeding amazon

Thank you for replying Brenda Our 3 years old amazons was breeding very good and raised 3 beautiful chicks every season until now they are 10 years old, but the other female 6 years old no sign at all to ...

Breeding bird

Hi.. I have pair blue fronted amazon about 6 years old but the female still not laying any egg, they were normally mating, but I gave another pair started breeding 3 years old in the same home .. Don't know ...

Hormonal behavior

How can you tell your bird is hormonal? What are the signs? I have a 1 year old female yellow nape and not looking forward to this and what should I do when this happens? Thank you! ...

Yellow nape Amazon

Hello I’m about to purchase a yellow nape Amazon. I have spent time with her and she’s nice I can hold her she’s only 4 months old. My husband can hold her but she has Lunged and bit my son ...

Same nutriberries for Lovebirds, and DYH Amazon?

I want to buy a variety of nutriberries but, I can only find the garden veggie variety in "parrot food" size. Is there a difference in the sizes? Can I give my lovebirds the "parrot food" size, as well as ...

Pistachios

I've got a blue fronted Amazon that is crazy about pistachio nuts, probably eats 5-6 of them a day. At 27 years (approximately) of age ir would be difficult at best to get him off of this treat ...

Picky Parrot Webinar – toxic foods/weaning Amazon

is it true avocado can kill an Amazon parrot? what other fruits/vegetables are forbidden? how do i teach a 2 months and a half Amazon to eat pellets and other seeds? i am trying to teach her how to drink ...

Amazon in heat

How can I keep loving on my sweetest male Amazon while his hormones are raging? Do I need to stop petting him and scratching his feathered head? I've tried to see how long the hormonal urge lasts. Seems he tries ...
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